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Great Travel Experiences


Running of the bulls Pamplona, Spain

Bulls Pamplona Spain

flickr image by Kayla Clements Travel

Pure madness ensues once a year as travelers worldwide line up to watch the running of the bulls in the crowded city streets of Pamplona. While the event is very dangerous, this hasn’t discouraged the hordes of travelers from coming back here each year for the crazy, memorable event.

Carnivale

Rio carnival Brazil

flickr image by TerryGeorge.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil- The well knownCarnivale festival is celebrated throughout Latin America, however nowhere else plays home to a celebration on the scale of Rio. The gorgeous scantily clad dancers parade the streets while drums beat emphatically and the many tourists crowd around for the massive street party.

Burning Man, Nevada, USA

Burning man is well known as one of the craziest parties in the entire world and each year thousands of people flock to the barren Nevada Desert to enjoy this unique event which has spawned a cult like following of faithful attendees.

Oktoberfest, Munich, Germany

Oktoberfest Munich Germany

flickr by Mandi Coleman

The massive festival takes place in Munich each year in late September through early October as over 5 million people travel through the beer tents and tourists and locals alike through on their lederhosen to celebrate in true Bavarian style.

Cherry Blossom Season, Kyoto, Japan

Cherry Blossom Season, Kyoto, Japan

flickr image by paularps

The Cherry Blossom season in Kyoto, Japan is well known by the locals as a time of great beauty in the area. Travelers in Japan will feel engulfed in nature here, surrounded by the many colors of nature including the pink Cherry blossoms that are so unique.

Bruges by Boat

Bruges by Boat

flickr image by Bruges Hotel Navarra Brugge

Bruges is a storybook city that is well preserved from centuries past. One of the best ways to experience the city is by boat and cruising through the canals of Bruges provides travelers with the feeling as if they have stepped into a whole new world.

The Mumbles Mile Wales

The famed Mumbles Mile proves far too difficult of a challenge for many average beer drinkers. The strip of pubs in South Wales is synonymous with drunken debauchery and makes for quite an interesting night out on the town when in Mumbles.

Mardi Gras, New Orleans, USA

Mardi Gras New Orleans USA

flickr image by Infrogmation

Mardi Gras is the colorful and vibrant celebration that takes place each year on bustling Bourbon Street in New Orleans. Fat Tuesday in new Orleans is an experience unlike any other, just be prepared for a difficult morning after.

Full Moon Party Thailand

Full Moon Party Thailand

flickr image by www.fullmoonparty-packages.com

Tens of thousands of travelers flock to the beaches of KohPhangan each month to party under the light of the moon when it is at its brightest. The party is well known in backpacking circles for its debauchery set in a beautiful setting.

The Road to Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu

The long guided hike through the Sacred Valley and up to the top of the famed saddleback mountain that is home to the Incan ruins is a magical experience. The ancient ruins draw massive numbers of tourists each year who come to Peru for this one of a kind location.

Surfing in Hawaii

Surfing in Hawaii

flickr image by Aaron Levisohn

Hawaii is a place of immense beauty and is well known for its big waves that draw in surfers from around the world. Catching big waves in this part of the world is an experience unlike any other as the state is the home of some of the best waves in the world.

Scezhenyi Baths, Budapest, Hungary

The Scezhenyi Baths in Budapest are a wonderful way to get out of the big city and enjoy a relaxing day in Budapest. Lounging in the hot natural springs will cure the aches and pains of travel and provide an extremely fun travel experience.

Coachella Valley Music and Art Festival

The Coachella Valley Music and Art Festival is an amazing event and one of the largest music festivals in the United States. Featuring top acts from around the world, the festival in Southern California is the place in the region to come for great music and an awesome ambiance.

Soundwave Music festival, Petrcane, Croatia

The massive music festival is located right on the Adriatic on Croatia’s beautiful coast. The scenic surroundings, great weather and amazing music draw in travelers from around the region in huge numbers each year and the festival continues to gain popularity as one of the best in all of Europe.

New Years Eve, Times Square, New York City

New Years Eve, Times Square, New York

flickr image by ❤❤kelly88ros

Each year at the end of January and the turning to a new calendar year, hundreds of thousands of people stand at, around or somewhat near Times Square for the dropping of the ball and the celebration of a new year. This is the best party in the world on New Year’s Eve.

Bestival, Isle of Wight, England

The Bestival is the UK’s best music festival, hence the name. The festival is much different from others as guests are encouraged to dress outlandishly in “Fancy Dress” while most camp out in the surrounding areas, making the Bestival quite unique in its nature.

Summer Sonic Festival, Osaka& Tokyo Japan

This huge festival is split between the Japanese cities of Tokyo and Osaka and draws in fans from Asia and beyond. The event is host to huge acts who play in both cities and this festival has a unique vibe as quite possibly the best Asian music festival.

Skydiving in Ethiopia

Skydiving over the coastal region of Ethiopia is one of the most beautiful freefalls one can enjoy. Many skydiving groups head out here each year to enjoy a jump with a view that is an extremely surreal experience, free falling at gravity’s pace before gliding back to reality.

SzigetFesztival, Budapest, Hungary

Sziget comes to the big city of Budapest once a year, bringing with it a top lineup and travelers from all over Europe and beyond, who come to enjoy this one of a kind festival.

Touring Prague Castle

Perched atop a hillside across from the old town area of Prague, The Prague castle may make you feel as if you have transported back in time. The hike up from the old town area across the St. Charles Bridge is incredible and the views at the top are epic.

Date posted: 13th January, 2014

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